Harmonic at Convergence India


Harmonic is a worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure for emerging television and video services. The company's production-ready innovation enables content and service providers to efficiently create, prepare, and deliver differentiated services for television and new media video platforms.

New Spectrum™ MediaDeck™ 7000 SSD Integrated Media Server
On display at Convergence India is the Harmonic Spectrum™ MediaDeck™ 7000 SSD integrated media server. This new four-channel media server system offers the exceptional reliability, low power requirements, and lower weight of solid-state disk (SSD) storage while providing the broadcast quality and cost-effective design of the MediaDeck 7000. Equipped with four 480GB SSD drives, the MediaDeck 7000 SSD provides 57 hours of 50Mbps storage capacity. The integrated system packs up to four SD or HD video channels and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity into its compact 1-RU chassis. The flexible server system also features multiple-codec playback, up/down/crossconversion, and HD/SD simulcast capabilities. Like the other members of the Spectrum family, the MediaDeck 7000 SSD supports Spectrum ChannelPort™.

ProStream® With ACE®
At Convergence India, Harmonic will make its Indian debut of several new innovative capabilities for ProStream® with ACE®, the industry's first truly converged solution for advanced processing and transcoding of SD and HD MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) video and audio for broadcast and over-the-top (OTT) mobile/Web applications. Leveraging this highly versatile and ultra-dense processing platform, telco operators can perform a wide range of tasks including any-to-any and any-to-many video/audio transcoding, automatic audio level adjustment, statistical multiplexing, advanced remultiplexing, scrambling, and descrambling.


ProMedia™ Live
Designed to address the increasing consumer demand for multiscreen television services, Harmonic's ProMedia™ Live is a real-time video processing and encoding system with enhanced H.264 video codec technology for creating high-quality Internet video streams. During Convergence India, Harmonic will demonstrate how IPTV operators can transcode baseband SD and HD, MPEG-2, or MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) content to multiple H.264 streams optimized for adaptive bitrate delivery. Entirely software-based, ProMedia Live is part of Harmonic's ProMedia family of video preparation and processing solutions for production and multiscreen applications.

"Convergence India plays an integral role in thedynamic Indian communications market. The expo focuses on new technologies andmerging business solutions — a perfect platform for our new production anddelivery solutions." — Gidi Raz, Director of Sales, India and Africa